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I use magicJackGO to keep in touch while traveling abroad

Travel journalists have the unique opportunity to spend a great deal of time outside of the continental United States. While this does something incredible to ones sense of wanderlust, the thousands of miles we spend traveling each year can present some interesting communications challenges. Keeping in touch with family is …

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GoPro Camera Gift Guide: Which GoPro Camera Is Right For You?

If there is one thing to be said about GoPro, it’s that it’s changing the landscape of amateur, and even professional, photography and videography. If you’re looking to jump into the amazing world of GoPro, the first question running through your mind is probably which one is right for you? …

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Pure Gear HIP Case and Universal Folio

Traveling with technology can be a burden. Fellow travel friends are always comparing tips on how to take less tech, while still staying connected, working or nailing the perfect shot. One of the ways I’m able to take less and do more is by making my tech work harder for …

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How Using Cloud Apps Could Jeopardize Your Data

The cloud is growing. More and more developers are choosing to build applications that are housed and accessed directly from the cloud, allowing companies to save precious space on their servers for the most important information — or even ditch their servers altogether. The cloud allows for increased collaboration between …

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Did You Know Mobile Malware Can Infect Your PC … and Vice Versa?

Most people are aware that computer viruses are bad news. We install antivirus software, update operating systems, download patches and do everything we can to avoid inadvertently downloading harmful code that can do everything from steal our passwords to gain access to our bank accounts to rendering the hard drive …

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Share Family Travel Photos With SeaHorse App

We’re a huge fan of family travel here at Surf and Sunshine. One of the great things about traveling with your family, other than making the memories, is capturing them. However sharing them is a little harder. How many times does someone snap a photo and then immediately exclaim “Make sure …

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Must Have Tablet Accessories and Apps To Transition From Your PC

During last weeks #VZWBuzz Twitter chat the Verizon Team led us in a discussion about Tablets. What we use them for and what you need to know before you go all tablet. What first attracted consumers to tablets – their portability, versatility and ease of use are the same reasons a good …

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Just half of what goes in my carry-on when I travel.... + iPad, iPhone, Sony TX-10 Camera, E-Reader and Hot Sauce...
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What Does Life with Verizon FiOS Look Like?

I travel and work an insane amount for a “stay at home mom”. I joke that if lightening ever strikes my house it’s going to hit me because I’m always glued to some piece of electronic technology – phone, tablet, laptop, camera, TV. As a matter of fact, the last time I …

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4 Ways The LeapBand Activity Tracker Makes Fitness Fun

According to the CDC, approximately 17%  of children and adolescents aged 2—19 years are obese. That’s 12.7 million kids. There are numerous health risks associated with obesity at a young age including: increased risk of heart disease high blood pressure diabetes breathing problems trouble sleeping But what really kills me is …

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Verizon Voice Over LTE Coming Soon: What Does That Mean For You?

Wow! Verizon set to launch Voice-Over-LTE (also known as VoLTE) service nationwide. This is something all of the major carriers have been working toward but the fact that it’s coming to the nations largest 4G LTE network is cause for celebration.  What It Will Bring Verizon customers will enjoy some …

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